Health and Medicine

Stanford study links marijuana use to increased heart attack risk

Stanford study links marijuana use to increased heart attack risk

A robust new study led by researchers from Stanford University has found a strong association between increased risk of heart ...
Read More
New study says cannabis causes more cancers than tobacco

New study says cannabis causes more cancers than tobacco

This article is via an Australian commercial radio station and they always tend towards the overdramatic when it comes to ...
Read More
UK: Cancer patient grew cannabis 'for medicinal use' after prescription delayed

UK: Cancer patient grew cannabis ‘for medicinal use’ after prescription delayed

A cancer patient set up two illegal cannabis farms to produce cannabis oil 'for medicinal reasons', a court heard. Terrence Edwards, ...
Read More
UK - Prostate Cancer: Early data suggest medicinal cannabis could treat the deadly disease

UK – Prostate Cancer: Early data suggest medicinal cannabis could treat the deadly disease

The Daily Express reports Medicinal cannabis could be one of those avenues, in fact it could become the Government’s unexpected ...
Read More
Canada - Alberta: Local doctor found guilty of one charge of unprofessional conduct

Canada – Alberta: Local doctor found guilty of one charge of unprofessional conduct

MEDICINE HAT, AB – A Medicine Hat doctor who operates southern Alberta’s only comprehensive pain clinic has been found guilty ...
Read More
Anonymous Survey Shows Cannabis Use by 11.3% of Parkinsons Patients in Norway

Anonymous Survey Shows Cannabis Use by 11.3% of Parkinsons Patients in Norway

In an anonymous online survey, 11.3% of Norwegian adults with Parkinson’s disease revealed current or previous use of cannabis or a related ...
Read More
CBD and cystic fibrosis – can cannabidiol help?

CBD and cystic fibrosis – can cannabidiol help?

UK's Team Lefie report Clinical interest in cannabis and CBD is rising, and the data in favour of its healing ...
Read More
Sleep ‘extremes’ more likely among cannabis users: study

Sleep ‘extremes’ more likely among cannabis users: study

Philadelphia — Cannabis users are more likely to experience extremes in nightly sleep duration, according to a recent study led ...
Read More
UK Vice: ‘It Gave Me My Life Back’: We Spoke to People Treating Long COVID With Weed

UK Vice: ‘It Gave Me My Life Back’: We Spoke to People Treating Long COVID With Weed

Vice reports There is currently no verified treatment for the millions of COVID long-haulers around the world. But cannabis extracts ...
Read More
Risk of recurrent stroke 48% higher among young marijuana users

Risk of recurrent stroke 48% higher among young marijuana users

Young adults who regularly smoke marijuana may face an elevated risk of recurrent stroke, according to new data presented at ...
Read More
UK:  Medicinal cannabis users turn to illicit markets over expensive prescriptions - and fear they face arrest

UK: Medicinal cannabis users turn to illicit markets over expensive prescriptions – and fear they face arrest

Sky News reports Medicinal cannabis users are turning to illicit markets because of expensive prescriptions - with some living in ...
Read More